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Pakistan’s former Olympians protest against hockey federation


June 12th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Pakistan's former Olympians Tuesday launched a protest against the country's hockey federation claiming its policies were hampering the future of the national team.Dozens of protesters, including ... Read more...

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Two fake officials arrested


May 16th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Two men who cheated people by posing as CBI and sales tax officers have been arrested, police said Wednesday.Kishan Lal, 62, and Rajender Kumar, 40, ... Read more...

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Urdu poetry blurs borders at Shankar-Shad ‘mushaira’


March 24th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Four poets from Pakistan and India read contemporary Urdu poetry at the 48th Shankar Shad Mushaira here Saturday in an attempt to further cultural and ... Read more...

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Honour killing: Woman shot dead in Pakistan


March 7th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) A woman was shot dead in Pakistan's Sindh province after a tribal assembly ordered her killing for dishonouring the tribe's name.The incident took place in Shikarpur, ... Read more...

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Intense cold grips Kashmir Valley


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) An intense cold wave gripped Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Sunday. The weather office forecast has fresh snowfall.Bone-chilling winds lashed the region as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

LPG shortage hits Kashmir as snowfall continues


January 16th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) As moderate to heavy snowfall continued in the Kashmir Valley for the second consecutive day Monday, locals and tourists are now complaining about the scarcity of ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pakistan suicide blast (Lead)


November 17th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) At least three suicide bombers and two police officials were killed in a blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Wednesday night, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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After threat to Zardari, PML-N offices set ablaze


October 30th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Unidentified miscreants set ablaze offices of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in different places of Sindh province Saturday night, a day after PML-N leaders ... Read more...

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Pakistani dies while defusing bomb


September 30th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) A police official was killed when the bomb he was attempting to defuse blew up in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said.The explosion took place in Chaman ... Read more...

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Kashmiris express shock and anger at Delhi attack


September 8th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Wednesday's blast at the Delhi High Court have revived memories of similar tragedies in Jammu and Kashmir, with a cross-section of people here expressing equal condemnation ... Read more...

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Guerrillas barge into house, kill one in Kashmir


June 15th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas barged into a house and shot dead a youth in Jammu and Kashmir, police said Wednesday.The incident took place in Keller village of Pulwama ... Read more...

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Muslim bodies demand action against Bihar cops


June 12th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 12 (IANS) Three Muslim bodies have urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to take stern action against the police officers who fired at protesting villagers in Araria ... Read more...

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Militants kill cop in Kashmir


June 8th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) A police constable was gunned down by separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town Wednesday morning, police said.According to police, the guerrillas escaped after firing ... Read more...

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Nepali national held for ISI links


June 5th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) A Nepali national working for an agent of Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) for circulating counterfeit currency notes in India has been arrested in Uttar ... Read more...

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Davis seeks reinvestigation into Lahore double murder case


March 16th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 16(ANI): Double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis has expressed his dissatisfaction over the previous investigation and sought a fresh probe into the murder case under the Police Order 2002, it ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Vastanvi to stay till Deoband panel submits report


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) The controversial Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi will continue as vice chancellor of Darul Uloom Deoband till a three-member subcommittee of clerics constituted Wednesday takes a final ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Interlocutors begin fifth visit to Kashmir


February 21st, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 21 (IANS) The three government-appointed interlocutors on Kashmir arrived in Jammu Monday and held discussions with the governor and chief minister as they appeared to be exploring the gaps that ... Read more...

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Army to conduct own probe into Kashmir ambush killing


February 7th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Indian Army Sunday said it was conducting its own probe into the killing of a youth in an ambush in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. ... Read more...

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Army to conduct its own probe in Kashmir youth killing: Army Chief


February 6th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 6 (ANI): Army Chief General V.K. Singh today said that the Army would make an enquiry 'on its own' into the killing of a youth in Kashmir, who was ... Read more...

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Protest in Kashmir after young man killed in army firing


February 6th, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of people on Saturday protested in Indian-administered Kashmir the killing of a civilian by the army, the Hindustan Times reported.Manzoor Magray, 24, a resident of Chogal ... Read more...

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Abdullah visits bereaved family, condoles youth’s death (Second Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday visited the family of the youth killed in an army ambush and told them he shared their grief.Abdullah flew to ... Read more...

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What could have been Omar’s ’suggestion’?


February 5th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 5 (IANS) In his Twitter reaction to the killing of a civilian in an army ambush, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that had his "suggestion" made at ... Read more...

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After Twitter comment, Omar drives to Handwara (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 5 (IANS) In a powerful message of being with his own people, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday did not wait even for the weather to clear and ... Read more...

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Omar calls civilian killing ‘another needless death’


February 5th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has condemned the killing of a youth in an army ambush as "another needless death in a bloody Kashmir" that could ... Read more...

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Kashmir safe for tourists, expects 1 mn this year: Minister


January 28th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir is safe for tourists, is the message the state wants to emphasise through numerous road shows and exhibitions being held to woo a million ... Read more...

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Pak female players to play in Fed Cup after gap of 12 years


January 24th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 24(ANI): Pakistani female tennis players will take part in the upcoming Fed Cup after a gap of 12 years.The Fed Cup is the premier team competition in women's tennis, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Two Kashmiris among five nabbed with hashish in Mumbai


January 13th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Jan 13 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau has nabbed five people, including two Kashmiris, and seized hashish worth Rs.3.5 million from them, a top official said here Thursday.According to Yashodhan ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s former aide missing (Lead)


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) A retired Pakistani Army officer who was a close aide of former president Pervez Musharraf has been missing from Lahore under mysterious circumstances, a media report said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Musharraf’s former aide missing


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) A retired Pakistani Army officer who was a close aide of former president Pervez Musharraf has been missing from Lahore under mysterious circumstances, a media report said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Musharraf’s former staff officer goes missing


January 1st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 1(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's former staff officer (Retd) Colonel Manzoor Hussain has been missing for the last one day.Talking to a TV channel, Col Manzoor's wife said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Soldier killed in Kashmir gunfight


October 29th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 29 (IANS) A soldier was killed in a gunfight with separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district Friday, police said. The exchange of firing was continuing Friday night.The gunfight ... Read more...

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Pak court directs police to protect love marriage couple


October 19th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 19(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has directed the city's police officials to provide protection to a love marriage couple, who claimed that their life was in danger.Qaisar Abbas, a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Legal battle not over, says Muslim group


September 30th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The All India Milli Council, a Muslim group, Thursday said the legal battle over the disputed site in Ayodhya is not over and asked the Sunni Wakf ... Read more...

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ICC Chief Executives’ Committee to meet in Cape Town


September 12th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Sept.12 (ANI): The ICC Chief Executives' Committee (CEC) will convene in Cape Town on September 13 for the third of its four meetings in 2010.Among the items on the agenda will ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Normalcy returns for a day in Kashmir Valley


September 1st, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Life was back to normal for a day in the Kashmir Valley Wednesday as authorities lifted curfew and separatists called off protests and shutdowns. "Curfew has been lifted from ... Read more...

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